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Gantlet track for the Lossetalbahn project in Germany, which operates coal trains and streetcars on the same track. Due to the difference in vehicle width, the coal trains would overlap the streetcar platforms by quite a margin, which is compensated for by the gantlet solution. A project manager, asked by the author, estimated the additional cost for a platform with "4-rails-solution" at 150 000 – 200 000 €.

© Frank-Rüdiger Wilke, used with permission.

Last modified: 2005-05-19